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InMotion IN01

Students Target Nürburgring Lap Record With Radical Hybrid Racer

What was your most memorable college project? Chances are it didn't involve the Nürburgring. A group of students from the Technical University of Eindhoven and the Fontys University of Applied Sciences, both in the Netherlands, have set a very ambitious goal. Collectively known as InMotion... read more

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Ferrari engine

Ferrari To Curb C02 With Turbocharging And Hybrid Technology

Ferrari has already managed to curb its CO2 emissions by almost 40 percent since 2007, back when its cars were averaging about 435 grams per kilometer as opposed to the... read more June 24, 2014 by


 
2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8

Bentley Gets Plug-In Hybrids First, Then Diesels

Like other luxury car brands, Bentley isn't immune to the political pressures of the environmental movement. With various regulations coming into effect over the next few... read more June 16, 2014 by


 
Subaru SVX

Subaru Planning Hybrid SVX Successor?

With the next Acura NSX and Nissan GT-R set to go down the hybrid route, and Mitsubishi and Toyota both rumored to be launching new generations of their respective Lancer... read more June 10, 2014 by


 
2015 Scion FR-S

Scion FR-S Hybrid In Doubt

Anyone hoping for a new variant of the Scion FR-S sports car is in for disappointment, with yet another official from parent company Toyota ruling out one of the car’s... read more June 9, 2014 by


 
Teaser for 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1

New GT-R Development Closely Linked With Nissan's Le Mans Project

Nissan is expected to introduce an all-new GT-R sports car for the 2016 model year, the highly-anticipated R36 model, and for the first time since the mid-1990s Nissan is... read more June 5, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (ML350 BlueTEC)

M-Class To Join C-Class And S-Class In Mercedes Plug-In Hybrid Range

Mercedes-Benz is working on a mid-cycle update for its M-Class SUV and word on the street is that the update will see a plug-in hybrid model added to the lineup. Mercedes has... read more June 2, 2014 by


 
Porsche charging connector patent drawings

These Patent Pics Probably Aren't Proof Of A Plug-In Porsche 911

The internet loves a good rumor and a bit of wild speculation, and the latest you might have seen is a set of patent drawings that supposedly prove Porsche is working on a... read more May 30, 2014 by


 
McLaren 650S first drive. Photo by Michael Crenshaw Photography.

McLaren Moving Towards All-Hybrid Lineup

McLaren has just launched its 650S as a replacement for its 12C, and next year the company will be launching an entry-level model code-named the P13. This will be followed by... read more May 29, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen future tech

Volkswagen Previews Future Tech

Volkswagen in July will reveal a new generation of the Passat sedan that the rest of the world enjoys. The new sedan will be packed with the automaker’s latest... read more May 28, 2014 by


 
2015 BMW i8

2015 BMW i8 Tech Highlights Revealed: Video

If you bought a 2015 BMW i8 based on its styling alone, we'd not begrudge you for it. While BMW's i3 has gone for high-tech and futuristic styling, the i8's designers added... read more May 27, 2014 by


 
Toyota tests new semiconductor technology

Toyota Refines Semiconductor Tech For Higher-MPG Hybrids

The greatest fuel efficiency gains can be made on the least efficient vehicles. Improve a 15 mpg car by 5 mpg, and you've raised its gas mileage a third—find a similar... read more May 21, 2014 by


 
Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II live photos

New Rolls-Royce Phantom To Debut In Three Years, Offer Plug-In Option

Rolls-Royce has reportedly started work on a replacement for its Phantom flagship sedan, due to appear on the roads in the next three years. It will feature a new take on... read more May 15, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Future Polestar Volvos To Offer Diesel And Hybrid Options

Volvo's Polestar performance brand doesn't have the heritage of BMW M or Mercedes-AMG, but what it lacks in history it makes up for in style, performance and plenty of bright... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
2016 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid spy shots

2016 BMW 7-Series Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

The new i3 and i8 aren’t the only plug-in cars on BMW’s schedule; plug-in hybrid versions of regular models like the automaker’s sedans and SUVs are also in... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
2009 Honda S2000

Honda S2000 Successor To Be A Mid-Engine, Hybrid Coupe?

With key rivals Nissan and Toyota working on a trio of sports cars for their respective lineups, not wanting to be left out Honda is said to also be in the race to develop a... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
 

 
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